CCA's 2022 Annual Convention is in Full Swing


For Immediate Release

Contact: Sarah Dideriksen
303-431-6422 | [email protected]

June 14, 2022


CCA's 2022 Annual Convention is in Full Swing

ARVADA, Colo. - Colorado Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) keeps on rolling through to the second day of Annual Convention. Yesterday hosted three rounds of committee meetings focused on critical updates, education, and lively policy discussions. Each committee meeting allowed attendees the opportunity to engage with experts in all sectors of the beef industry and discuss industry opportunities and challenges.

CCA also celebrated the 2022 Leopold Conservation Award winner, the Pankey Ranch and family of Craig, Colo., during Monday’s lunch. Congratulations again to the Pankey family and their commitment to responsible stewardship and working lands management. 

Today’s schedule includes the fifth annual Ranching Legacy Symposium and CCA’s “Masquerade on the Mountain”. See below for a full schedule:

 5th Annual Ranching Legacy Symposium

  • 9:00 a.m. State of the Industry - Critical Updates on Critical Issues
    • Brian Earnest, Lead Protein Industry Analyst, CoBank
    • Dr. Travis Arp, Assistant Vice President, Export Services, U.S. Meat Export Federation
    • Kaitlynn Glover, Executive Director, Public Lands Council and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association for Natural Resources
    • Ethan Lane, Vice President of Government Affairs, National Cattlemen's Beef Association
  • 2:00 p.m. A Campus of Connections Panel: Epicenter of Innovative Agribusiness
    • Moderator: Steve Wooten, CCA President
    • Brad Buchanan, CEO, National Western Center
    • Dr. Tony Frank, Chancellor of the CSU System
    • Charles S. Gilford III, Director of Regional Affairs, Mayor’s Office, City and County of Denver
    • Greg Johnson, Water Resource Planning Manager, Denver Water

Masquerade on the Mountain - 5:00 p.m.

  • Join CCA for a reception, banquet, and evening entertainment. The night will include dueling pianos, connecting with new and old friends, and a delicious beef dinner! 

If you can’t make it today, there is an opportunity to get involved during tomorrow’s morning events with CCA’s Annual Business session and Awards beginning at 8:30 a.m. tomorrow morning. 


Colorado Cattlemen’s Association’s (CCA) is the state’s premier cattlemen’s association serving as the principal voice and advocate for Colorado beef production. CCA accomplishes this through its vision of “advancing the legacy” of beef production for its members by ensuring a dynamic and profitable industry that provides growth and opportunity for future generations.

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